Meet the Artist: Mandy Barker at RPS House in Bristol

Altered Ocean by Mandy Barker

On 18 May, RPS House in Bristol hosts an informal discussion with Mandy Barker about her work alongside examples of books, prints and experiments that have not previously been seen. Book online here. Her stunning exhibition Altered Ocean runs at RPS House until 23 June, and her newly-released book features 10 years of work highlighting the crisis of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans.

Meet the Artist: Mandy Barker
18 May 10.30am -12.30pm
Public book signing 12.30-1pm
At RPS House, 337 Paintworks, Bath Road, Arnos Vale, Bristol, BS4 3AR

EMOP in Luxembourg, 16-18 May

European Month of Photography Luxembourg

We’re heading to Luxembourg!

Overlapse will participate in the first edition of EMOPLUX – the European Month of Photography Photo Festival in Luxembourg. For the first edition of their photobook market we will present publications alongside BLOW UP Press, SKINNERBOOX, Void, Leporello, Centre national de l’audiovisuel (CNA), and European Month of Photography.

At Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain
41, rue Notre-Dame, Luxembourg
Open times: Thurs 16 May 11am-11pm; Fri 17 May 11am-7pm; Sat 18 May 10am-2pm

Visit Overlapse at Fiebre Photobook Market in Barcelona

Fiebre Book Market 2019 BCN

Overlapse will have a table at the Fiebre Photobook Market from 3-5 May along with 20 other photobook publishers and vendors. The festival takes place in collaboration with the Art Photo BCN Photo Fair where the general public can view work by emerging photographers.

Along with photobooks the wider fair will be a showcase for galleries, curators and more.

ON 4 MAY FROM 6-6.45PM Tiffany Jones and Bego Antón will give a presentation: Overlapse photobooks and the making of Bego Antón’s ‘The Earth is Only a Little Dust Under Our Feet’

AT ARTS SANTA MÒNICA, LA RAMBLA 7, BARCELONA
3-5 May 2019

Workshop in May with Fiebre Photobook Barcelona

Workshop Fiebre Photobook 2019 Barcelona

An Overlapse workshop in Barcelona!
Concept, Editing, Design and Production with Tiffany Jones

This is a collaborative presentation with Fiebre Photobook and Art Photo BCN.

During 5 hours of workshop, Tiffany will make a brief talk of the career of the publishing house Overlapse, then continue with a review of participants’ work to explore possibilities for effective expression. Each project will be discussed according to issues of concept, editing, design and production, with Tiffany advising in a personalised manner, to enhance the synergy of group work among all the participants.

2 May 2019, from 4-9pm at Arts Santa Mònica
Click here to see more and to register

Maximum 10 places

+81 Magazine: ‘A Life With Books’ issue

HAPPY 2019 ALL!! We’re rather excited to start the year alongside a huge number of great artists, publishers and indie booksellers featured in +81 Magazine’s ‘A Life with Books’ issue (Vol.82, Winter 2018/19, made in Tokyo)! See below for a list of features included.

Massive thanks also to Yukihito Kono at IACK in Kanazawa (also featured) for giving us wonderful support, and for distributing our books in Japan!

+81 mag is available to order online here – £24 / 27€ / $31
(Price estimate converted from YEN, with shipping from Japan included)
All texts in Japanese and English. Get your copy!

From +81: “Vol.82 is all about what makes books great. Kicking things off is a presentation of four book artists whose creations perform both their originally literary functions while also serving as objet d’ art. Following this is big selection of unique artist books from independent publishers and zine makers like those that have become a leading trend in the industry today. We also have a pick of 44 bookstores from around the world that everyone should visit at least once.”

Book Artists’ File: Yasutomo Ota, Scott McCarney, Kevin Steele, Antony Cairns

Independent 12 Publishers: Steidl, split/fountain, Sailor Press, Jiazazhi Press/Library, Small Editions, Carnage NYC, Éditions du LIC, Roma Publications, Trapped in Suburbia, Case Publishing, Overlapse, InOtherWords

Hand-made Books: Nieves, DR.ME, Arkitip

World Individual Bookstores: ROUTE BOOKS, Hachinohe book center, serif s, Kura de Tabisuru bookstore, Keibunsha Ichijyoji-ten, COWBOOKS Nakameguro, BOOK MARÜTE, READAN DEAT, IACK, sioribi, SO BOOKS, Totodo, ONLY FREE PAPER TOKYO, Tadahonya, Nagasaki Jiro shoten, Kamome books, Eslite bookstore Taichung Chungyo store, VVG Something, Pon ding, Post Poetics, Zhongshuge-Hangzhou Bookstore, kubrick, Printed Matter, Inc., Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, Rizzoli Bookstore, Codex, Mast Books, Dashwood Books, The Last Bookstore, Casa Bosques, ARTAZART, Librairie Marian Goodman, Librairie Walther König &, Cahiers d’Arts, Ivorypress, After 8 Books, Good Press, Libreria bookshop, Tenderbooks, Boekie Woekie, Sautter + Lackmann, Fachbuchhandlung, phil, MZIN, Hochparterre Bücher, MOTTO BERLIN

Exhibition and Kiev book launch of Lviv–God’s Will

Viacheslav Poliakov - Lviv-God's Will book

The Naked Room Gallery and Bookshop opens its doors for the first time with a double exhibition of Lviv – God’s Will by Viacheslav Poliakov, and On the Edge by Elena Subach. These two artists are also collaborators in an exciting new project, City of Gardens, which was shortlisted for the 2018 New East Photo Prize.

At the 14th December opening there will also be a Kiev launch for Viacheslav’s first photobook, hosted by IST Publishing – all are welcome!

14 December, 2018
At The Naked Room, Reitarska 21, 01030, Kiev
Open 7-10pm
with a DJ set by 20ft Radio residents Nemo, Misha & David
See event details on Facebook